Five Years on a Visiting Faculty

by K. S. Rajagopalan, (M.ASCE), Engr.; Mullen & Powell, Inc., Dallas, Tex., and Visiting Industrial Prof., Civ. Engrg. and Mech. Engrg. Dept., Southern Methodist Univ., Dallas, Tex.,

Serial Information: Engineering Issues: Journal of Professional Activities, 1977, Vol. 103, Issue 4, Pg. 291-294

Document Type: Journal Paper


The writer has been a practicing engineer concurrently teaching part-time in an engineering school. Based on this experience he identifies the advantages that accrue to the engineer, the student, and the school when practicing engineers teach part-time. Some potential problems are also cited.

Subject Headings: Faculty | Engineering education | Students

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